'Taaffe2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Taaffe of Carlingford, Taaffe of Corren, Taaffe of Peppardstown, Taaffe of Smarmore Castle

Sir John Taaffe of Harleston, 1st Viscount Taaffe of Corren (d 09.01.1642)
m. Anne Dillon (dau of Theobald, 1st Viscount Dillon)
1. Theobald Taaffe, 2nd Viscount, 1st Earl of Carlingford (b c1603, d 31.12.1677, General)
  m1. Mary White (dau of Sir Nicholas White of Leixlip by Ursula, dau of Garrett, 1st Viscount Moore)
  The following is partly supported by BE1883 (Taaffe of Carlingford) & TCP (Carlingford).
  A. Nicholas Taaffe, 2nd Earl of Carlingford, 3rd Viscount (d Boyne 01.07.1690)
  m. Mary Weld (dau/heir of Humphrey Weld (not Wild) of Lulworth by Clare Arundell)
  B. Francis Taaffe, 3rd Earl of Carlingford, 4th Viscount, 'CountTaaffe' (b 1639, dsp 08.1704, Imperial Field Marshal)
  m. (1676) Helena Maximiliana von Ttraudisch (d 1700, widow of Wilhelm, Count of Bassano, then Franz, Count of Bassano)
  C. John Taaffe (d Derry 04.1689, Major)
  m. Rose Lambart (dau of Charles, 1st Earl of Cavan)
  i. Theobald Taaffe, 4th Earl of Carlingford, 5th Viscount (dsp 24.11.1738)
  m. (1696/7) Amelia Plunkett (d 04.10.1757, dau of Luke, 3rd Earl of Fingall)
D. Anne Taaffe
  m1. Sir Joseph Throckmorton
  m2. Nicholas Plunket (son of Christopher, Earl of Fingall)
  E.+ other issue - William (b by 1667, dvp unm before 12.1673, 'Viscount Taaffe'), Robert (d unm), Dillon (dsp), Lambart (d Cremona 1701), Mary
  m2. Anne Peshall (dsp 05.1711, dau of Sir William Pershall of Suggenhill & Canwell (by Frances, dau of 1st Baron Aston), m2. Randal, Lord Dunsany)
  p. Lucy Walter (d 1658, dau of William Walter or Walters of Haverfordwest)
  The following connection is not certain but it is widely reported that, although Mary claimed to have been an illegitimate child of Lucy Walter by King Charles II, her father was in fact Theobald. We provisionally place Mary here but note that there are some who suggest that her father was Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington.
  J. Mary Walter or Walters (or Crofts) (b c1630, d 1693)
  m1. William Sarsfield of Lucan
  m2. William Fanshaw (bur 23.06.1708)
2. Lucas Taaffe, Governor of Ross (Major General, 3rd son)
  BIFR1976 suggests that Lucas d unm but Lodge shows as follows:
  m1. Elizabeth Stephenson (dau of Richard Stephenson of Dunmoylin)
  A. Mary Taaffe
  m. Richard Burke of Derrymaclaghtny
  m2. Annabella Springe (dau of Thomas Springe in Kerry by Annabella, dau of John Browne of Away)
  B. Christopher Taaffe (Captain)
  m. _ FitzGerald of Ballynafquiddane
  i. Lucas Taaffe (Captain)
  m. Elizabeth Gunter
  a. Abel Taaffe of Tipperary
3. Francis Taaffe (Colonel)
  m. "an Italian lady"
  A. Charles Taaffe
4. Jasper Taaffe (dsp)
  m. _ Hill (dau of Sir William Hill)
5. William Taaffe (b c1617, 8th son)
  m. Margaret O'Kennedy (dau of Connor O'Kennedy Roe by Eleanora Purcell)
  A. Francis Taaffe
  m. Anne Crean (d 1736, dau of John Crean of O'Crean's Castle (by Sarah, dau of William Ormsby by Mary 'of Mapolder'), m2. _ Philips of Ballinduth)
i. Nicholas Taaffe, 6th Viscount Taaffe of Corren, 'Count Taaffe' (b c1685, d 30.12.1769, Lt. General, Chamberlain to Emperor Charles II)
  The following is partly supported by TCP (Taaffe).
  m. (30.10.1729) Mary Anne von Spendler (b c1698, d 21.11.1769, dau of Johann Philipp, Count von Spindler, by Catharine Patentia, Countess von Kazianer)
  a. John Taaffe, Count (b 01.02.1732/3, dvp 11.12.1765)
  m. (01.02.1759) Maria Brigitta (b 1738, d 1810, dau of Rudolph, Count Chotek von Chotkowa und Wognin, m2. Joseph Emmanuel, Count Mallabaila Canal)
  (1) Rudolph Taaffe, 7th Viscount Taaffe of Corren, Count (b 06.10.1762, d 07.06.1830)
  m. (11.04.1787) Maria Josepha (d 30.05.1823, dau of Eugen Wilhelm, Count Haugwitz)
  (A) Francis John Charles Joseph Rudolph Taaffe, 8th Viscount Taaffe of Corren, Count (b 23.05.1788, dsp 08.02.1849)
  m. (11.04.1811) Antonia (b 31.12.1795, dau of Anton, Count Amade von varkony)
  (B) Louis Patrick John Taaffe, 9th Viscount Taaffe of Corren, Count (b 25.12.1791, d 21.12.1855) had issue
  m. (10.06.1822) Amalia (b 06.10.1802, d 28.10.1874, dau/heir of Karl August, Prince of Bretzenheim-Regecz)
  (C) Clementina Taaffe
  m. (11.04.1811) Thaddeus, Count Amade von Varkony
  (2)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Maria Anna
  b. Francis Taaffe, Count (dsp 1803, General)
  m. (01.1772) Frances Bellew (dau of John, 4th Lord)
  ii. Anne Taaffe
  m. John Brett of Rathdoony
  a. Anne Brett
  m. Roger Irwin of Lisballin
  b.+ other issue "several sons" (d young), Sarah, Mary, Elizabeth
  iii. Mary Taaffe (dsp)
  m. Theodore Verdon of Clunigashell (son of Major Christopher of Clunigashell)
  B. Elizabeth Taaffe
  m. Hiberus O'Hara of Ballyhara
  C. Elinor Taaffe
  m. John Philips (son of Major Walter of Ballinduth)
  D. Mary Taaffe (d young)
6. Thomas Taaffe
  m. ?? (in Flanders)
  A.+ issue - Lucas, Theobald (d unm), Charles, Anne
7. Ismay Taaffe
  m. Bryan MacDonogh of co. Sligo
8.+ other issue - Christopher (a 1625, d young), Edward (d unm), Pater (d 10.09.1649, canon), Charles (abbot of Boyle), Patrick (d young), John (friar), Geogre (d young), Eleanor (nun), Anne (nun)



Lawrence Taaffe of Moymet, later of Peppardstown (co. Louth) (a 1583, a 1624)
1. James Taaffe of Peppardwstown
  m. Margaret MacDermott (dau of Clement MacDermott of co. Roscommon)
  A. John Taaffe had issue
  B. George Taaffe of Corbalin, co. Meath
  m. _ Fleming (of the Slane family)
  i. John Taaffe of Smarmore Castle, co. Louth (b 1746, d 16.09.1825)
  m1. _ Plunkett of Portmarnock
  a. Elizabeth Taaffe
  m. (1798) Patrick Thunder of Lagore
  b. Alicia Taaffe
  m. (1802) Michael Sweetman of Longtown
  m2. Catherine Taaffe (dau/coheir of Robert Taaffe of Ardmulchan)
  c. John Taaffe (d 28.09.1862)
  m1. Catharine FitzGerald (dau of General Andrew FitzGerald)
  (1) John Taaffe (d unm, Captain)
  m2. Adriana (dau/heir of Conte Ferretti Villa Nova, widow of Marchese Gabucini)
  d. Robert Taaffe of Ardmulchan (b 1789, d 12.06.1854) had issue
  m. (30.04.1827) Catharine Isabella Mackenna (dau of Theobald Mackenna of Dublin)
  e. George Taaffe of Smarmore Castle (b 1794, d 1848) had issue
  m. (1814) Elizabeth Anne McDonnell (d 1871, dau of Randall McDonnell of Fairfield)
  f. Catherine Taaffe
  m. John McDonnell
  g. Anne Taaffe (b 1799)
  m. Count Luigi Borgogeli of Faro
  h. Julia Taaffe (b 1806, d 1881)
  m. Theobald Mackenna (d 1829)
  i.+ other issue (d unm) - Stephen (b 1804), Achsah Elinor (b 1795, nun), Mary Jane (b 1797), Rose (b 1801, d 1872), Frances (b 1802), Martha (b 1802)
  ii. Alicia Taaffe
  m. James Lynch of Drogheda
  iii. Elizabeth Taaffe
  m. Randall Kernan of Dublin
  iv. Mary Taaffe
  m. Luke Teeling of Lisburn
  C. Peter Taaffe
  m. _ Garvey
  i.+ issue (d unm) - Mary, Frances
  D. Lawrence Taaffe (Rev.)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Lodge's 'Peerage of Ireland' (vol IV, Taaffe, Viscount Taaffe), BIFR1976 (Taaffe)
(2) For lower section : BIFR1976 (Taaffe)
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